EM2009C "Decentralizing Outpatient Diabetes Care: A Collaborative Approach" (IM GR-091820)
The purpose of this presentation is to explore the utility of glycemic control in the specific clinical context of diabetic foot ulcers and steroid-induced hyperglycemia during chemotherapy. This presentation briefly outlines the current available evidence in the care of patients with these conditions and the possible benefit of glycemic control.
UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the current state of diabetes care in the United States
- Understand the effect of glycemic control on foot wound healing
- Understand the effect of glycemic control in steroid-induced hyperglycemia for patients undergoing chemotherapy
Uma Gunasekaran, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology
- 1.00 AMA